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Oct 13, 2012 4:30pm PDT
astronauts. stephanie stanton, nbc news, los angeles. >>>en the race for the white house, president obama is clearing his calendar for three days we are told to prepare for tuesday night's debate. he used his weekly saturday address to take credit for jobs, in the rejuvenated auto industry. >> more than a million jobs across the country were on the line. not just auto jobs, jobs of teachers, small business owners and everyone in communities that depend on this great american industry. but we refused to throwen the towel and do nothing. we refused to let detroit go bankrupt. i bet on american workers and american in ge nuity, three years later that bet is paeg off in a big way. >> mitt romney and his runningmate are both in the swing state of ohio this weekend. romney spoke to a large crowd and hammered the president on china, job creation, and taxes. >> and then, of course, he says he is going to raise taxes, does any one really think raising taxes on anyone helps get more people to work? the president's plan is status quo. more of the same. he calls it forward. i call it forewarned
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Oct 7, 2012 8:30pm PDT
million in the next few days. more on the president's visit including a report from los angeles at 11:00. >>> the republican presidential nominee myths drew the largest crowd ever on a swing through the battleground state of florida. romney is
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Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
traffic is crawling in los angeles. but it's not your normal gridlock. the tricky maneuvering to get the space shuttle "endeavour" to its final resting place. back in a moment. [ man ] it's big. supports in times of need. same with aladdin. the biggest in bail. no one has lower prices, is faster or more professional. aladdin bail bonds. bigger because we're better. >>> live ammunition made fighting a house fire a little more challenging for san jose firefighters this morning. the fire started just before 4:00 at a home on carling on the avenue near good sam hospital. the intense heat set off the bullets, causing them to explode. the couple inside was able to escape, but are being treated for burns tonight. investigators are still traying to determine the cause of this fire, but the couple believes it started in the kitchen. >>> while the bill to overhaul pg&e's gas pipeline system will be paid mostly by the utility. after that september explosion which killed eight and destroyed dozens of homes, the utility had proposed billing customers for 85% of the costs of repairs. today the
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Oct 13, 2012 5:30pm PDT
shuttle's slow crawl through the streets of los angeles. >> thaw they were carefully avoiding trees, street lights and buildings. last night, engineers were faced with one of their most difficult maneuvers yet. getting "endeavour" across the 405 freeway. crews spent hours, transferring the shuttle to a dolly to comply with the dpt of transportation regulation. this morning, midway through the journey, the shuttle made its first stop, at the hiss toreic forumen the city of inglewood for a special ceremony. ♪ city officials, three astronauts who flu missions were in attendance with thousands of patriotic fans. >> "endeavour" is a national treasure. i am pleased. and the new home here in southern california. >> "endeavour's" home will be the california science center where officials hope it will inspire future generations of astronauts. stephanie stanton, nbc news, los angeles. >>> clearly this was an instant tourist attraction in los angeles. people have found creative ways to take photos of themselves and the space shuttle. very nice. a good one. there are many more pictures on our
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Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
standard. 67 los angeles. 63 in monterey. now while we have widespread 60s for a lot of you even dropping into some 50s up into the north bay right now 59 in novato and for the east bay you need the jacket if you're heading out here especially in walnut creek and pleasanton with numbers in the upper 50s for tonight. if you decide to eat outside you may need one of those heaters right on top of you. let's bring you out to the live hd sky camera. what we're going to find for tonight is the low cloud cover overhead in san jose. that is not going to budge. in san francisco it will be cloudy right now as you can see ans then we'll get a little fog mixing in here for tonight. here's the great news. we do have a warming weekend coming our way. high pressure building offshore will be good enough to push back some 80s coming in our seven-day forecast. as for tomorrow we'll still look at a little shower activity. by tonight it'll be developing offshore and by the morning hours the best chance of a stray shower looks to be the north bay in santa rosa. you could see most of that accumulating
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Oct 15, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. i'm steve handelsman, nbc news, washington. >>> after three days of maneuvering through los angeles streets, the space shuttle "endeavour" finally made it to its final stop. the california science center. and it got there on the back of a bay area company. nbc bay area's jodi hernandez got an inside look. she is live in alameda with more tonight. jodi? >> reporter: the trailers used are electronically controlled and capable of carrying some 600 tons. the folks here at alameda are experts in executing huge moves. but moving a space shuttle is a new endeavor. >> it can crab diagonally this way, and it can also carousel, which would be spinning 360 degrees. >> reporter: you're looking at a replica of the computer-controlled trailers that took the space shuttle "endeavour" on its final mission, a move that was engineered and carried out by a bay area-based company called sarens. >> it was a huge honor to play any kind of a role in this project. i've never seen so many happy faces on the streets of los angeles. >> reporter: charlie wells was a left-wing spotter on the 12-mile city street trek. a
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Sep 30, 2012 11:00pm PDT
tonight on the shutdown of the 405 in los angeles. traffic nightmare it was not. the mayor of los angeles was calling it carmegeddon two. today he called it a success. >> we are on track. thank you los angeles! once again, the ten-mile closure of the nation's busiest highway was a resounding success. >> similar to last year, many people stayed off the roads and the weekend traffic was light. the freeway is set to reopen on time tomorrow morning at 5:00. >>> there were two winning lotto tickets in this weekend's $28 million super lotto jackpot drawing. one of the winning tickets was sold at the ocean supermarket. the owner of the market gets $70,000 for selling the ticket. >> fortunate enough to have $14 million winner here at the ocean supermarket. we are very pleased with that. >> this is the first winner they have ever had. >> each of the winning tickets is worth about $10 million when you transfer it in to cash. >>> rob is here right now with a check on the forecast for us. it was hot today and it is going to get hotter? >> the thing tomorrow is we will start off even warmer th
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Oct 13, 2012 11:00pm PDT
"endeavour" as it makes its way live through los angeles. it is about, i don't know. six, seven, eight hours behind schedule. eventually it will make it to the california science center. good night. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon... creamy cheese... 100 calories... [ chef ] ma'am [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >>> good evening and welcome to the first and only vice presidential debate of 2012. [ applause ] thank you. thank you. i'm martha raddatz of abc news. and i'm honored to be here moderating tonight's debate. we have a wonderful audience, and it should be a lively evening. right no
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Oct 8, 2012 11:00am PDT
los angeles at a star-studded event that included celebrities like jon bon jovi, stevie wonder and katie perry. the president march veld at their performances and even took a shot at his own debate performance. >> everybody here incredible professionals, such great friends. they just performed flawlessly night after night. i can't always say the same. >> as for mitt romney, the republican nominee is set to take aim at the president's leadership and foreign policy at the virginia military institute where he is this morning. >>> new this morning. a major milestone in achievement for a bay area scientists. uc san francisco researcher shinya yam macha has won the nobel prize for medicine, responsible for a major stem cell break through. christie smith is live at ucsf right now. christie, i guess the question is when exactly did they find out about this? >> i have to tell you, they are buzzing here at ucsf. they tell me they got the call from 2:30 this morning from the cher himself saying he won the nobel prize in medicine from a discovery he started researching in 2006. shinya yamanaka
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Oct 14, 2012 11:00pm PDT
sister station in los angeles is live with the latest. hello, vicki. >> reporter: good evening, diane. look like they tucked the shuttle in for the night and they have. it is going to a new building in three years but for now it will go on exhibit in two weeks. it's been to the space station and back. flown beyond the earth's orbit two dozen times but the final approach for the "endeavor" boiled down to this, a single, tight left turn on 39th street sfwlit is huge. >> the 12-mile trek had kept young and old in awe as the shuttle inched across city streets. traffic stopped and thousands gathered. as the $1.8 billion shuttle aimed toward its final stop. >> it is the happiness and the joy it's brought. lovely. wonderful, awesome. all the adjectives you can think of. all of them. >> in its prime the five-story tall shuttle was used to treat and repair satellites but tree trimmers were called to make way for the wingspan and a hydraulic leak added to the delay. the shuttle will go on display october 30th. part of the exhibit until a new building is constructed thach expect the wonder of sp
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Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm PDT
recordkeeping by vendors supplying the los angeles retailer. forever 21 has refused to comply with the subpoena to provide backup documents. steps are now being taken to make them cooperate. >> and we'll be right back. >>> now we want to take a look at what is coming up next on nbc bay area news. >> jessica aguirre is here with the rundown. >> from the price of the pump to politics, sandy is causing chaos all across the country. at 6:00 a hollywood starlet in a very public breakup, silicon valley style. jessica alba is dumping apple, and that is making waves for window. those stories and our continuing coverage of the giants' world series run when i join you at 6:00. >> we'll see you then. >> the big victory parade on wednesday. how is the forecast? >> the pressure is on. things looking better. actually, as we take a look at the forecast, we're going to call it ghostly clear for the morning. party cloudy. >> party cloudy. >> been consulting with brian wilson there. at 3:00, things dry, no rally rain. >> party cloudy. we'll see you at 6:00. >> good night. [ male announcer ] pillsbury gr
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Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm PDT
california and in north carolina, los angeles congress woman lucille ball ahard is calling for change. >> there are today in this country children working under deplorable conditions and not equally protected under our child labor laws and these are the children who work in agriculture. >> and you want to change that? >> i want to change sna. >> the care act, legislation she first pushed here 12 years ago. >> the care act introduced in order to give children in agriculture here in the united states the same protections that children have in every other indust industry. >> there are others here in congress not so eager to protect children working in agriculture. >> there's no need for it. >> charles grassley of iowa is a co-sponsor of a bill that would do the opposite. it's called the preserving america's family farms act. it would prohibit the government from changing rules governing children working in agriculture, rules that date back to 1938. >> wopt be beyond unusual to put in 14 or 18 hour days and there's probably no difference between dad putting it in and a 12-year-old boy put
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Oct 13, 2012 6:00pm PDT
"endeavour" is inching its way through the streets of los angeles to the california science center. ted chan from our sister station in l.a. joins us with incredible pictures of the slow-moving shuttle. hello, ted. nice to see you tonight. >> reporter: hi. good to see you, too, diane. inching is correct because right now the shuttle is four hours behirnd schedule and moving very slowly, but still there's a lot of excitement along the route. in fact, right here on martin luther king boulevard, you see some crowds beginning to gather to catch a glimpse of the shuttle and see the street is ride open, which means it's still going to be a while before the shuttle actually gets here. one factor as the shuttle moves down the boulevard are the trees here. the city took very great pains to make sure that the shuttle had a clear route. they had to cut down some trees in order to do it. they also had to preserve some trees because they were planted in memory of martin luther king and they not want to cut the trees down. show you video of the shuttle now and talk about the journey that started late
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Oct 7, 2012 11:00pm PDT
a couple. coming up in ten minutes we will have more from los angeles on the president's visit there tonight. >>> san francisco's big weekend is just about to officially be over and everything appears to have gone smoothly from the blue angels to the niners and giants, the fair and music festival. monty francis has a wrap up of what has been a busy but fun weekend for most people. hello, monty. >> thank you. good evening. more than 1 million visitors spent part of the weekend in the city and there were no major problems with traffic. even the fog lifted delaying the blue angels by only an hour. from the blue angels to blue grass they came to san francisco this weekend. packing muni bus and filling city streets. >> crazy is what it is. this is what san francisco is all about. great weather, beautiful fall day. a lot of people. a lot of great energy. a lot of fun. arer the 39 ths annual astro street fair drew hundreds of the castro sdplit is wonderful. so many much going on in the city we can always use the money for the city coffers. >> reporter: in addition to fleet week, the america
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Oct 13, 2012 5:00pm PDT
the bay area. a major piece of history, inching its way around the sitty of los angeles. right now you are looking at a live picture of shuttle "endeavour." we'll bring you the latest on its delicate trip to its new home. >>> barely getting around the tree. around the bay area today. mostly sunny skies. bit of a warm-up. mid 70s to the bay area. take a look at the pacific. we have changes ahead. very stormy pattern setting up. will any of that include rain coming our way. let you know in the forecast when we come right back. >>> supersonic speed it is not. we have pictures of the shuttle making its way through the streets of los angeles. just about 2 miles an hour. endeavor e "endeavour" expected at the california science center. a journey of 15 miles. left early friday morning. at the top speed of 2 miles an hour. shuttle controllers, maneuvering through some of tightest spots on the route. dodging buildings, couple trees, power poles. crossing the 405 freeway. spectacular pictures of it. moving. you can barely tell it is moving at this point. it has to go so slowly around the tre
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Oct 17, 2012 11:00pm PDT
extract oil has been quietly taking place all over california for five decades. from kern to los angeles county, monterrey to sacramento. >> we don't have an exact number of how many wells in the state are fracture stimulated. >> you don't know? >> we don't know each individual well. >> reporter: tim cusack is the top administrator at the geo thermal resources. >> as a scientist wouldn't you want to know? it is something that you should have. >> certainly we want to know and they are willing to provide it. >> reporter: right now all of the reporting and data collecting is voluntary. >> is california behind the curve on this? >> we may be behind the curve on some of the disclosure of information but ahead of the curve on construction. >> reporter: california state law requires strict monitoring, reporting and regulating any oil well construction, but it doesn't require the same for fracking, not even a permit. >> end fracking now! >> reporter: fracking is a technique that raised serious health concerns in communities all over the country where it is used to mine natural gas. in so
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Oct 24, 2012 5:00pm PDT
intense. governor romney going tonight to iowa. president obama going on "the tonight show" in los angeles , then to nevada for a late, late night rally. and then an air force red-eye to florida where he starts tomorrow's push in the swing states. live from washington, i'm steve handelsman, nbc bay area news. raj, back to you. >> steve, thank you. >>> on the eve of the occupy oakland anniversary, the president has promoted 13 of its officers, giving them more responsibilities. oakland's police chief and city leaders presented the new sergeants, captains, and lieutenants with their badges as their friends and family looked on. the newly promoted officers will take on supervisor roles. city leaders acknowledge the promotions come at a difficult time for the department as they face a possible takeover and gears up for what could be another round of major demonstrations tomorrow. >> i think there is no doubt that this is a challenging time for the city and the oakland police department. but today is a remarkable day. it's about celebrating the professionals of the police department and
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Oct 10, 2012 11:00pm PDT
on august 28. investigators say his wife helped him. darnell washington is accused of shooting a los angeles county sheriff's deputy on september 2. hercules police say they don't know how the couple acquired ko's car. still neighbors are on edge. >> we will be careful anyway. it is sad to happen in any community. i encourage anybody to become closer neighbors. it is a big difference. >> reporter: the family did release a statement saying that the discovery of the car does provide some comfort. they said they would like to thank the community, the hercules police department and the fbi for all their hard work. meanwhile the investigation in this case continues. reporting live in hercules i'm cheryl, nbc bay area news. >>> the doping evidence against lance armstrong is out in the open tonight. why it may not be all bad news for the cyclist. >>> a football brawl and it is the coaches that sparked it. find out what parents are saying about it. >>> the boy scouts kicked him out. now ellen sits down with a gay teenager. you'll hear how his life has changed since coming out. >>> a politica
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Oct 25, 2012 11:00pm PDT
investigation documenting child labor here in california and in north carolina, los angeles congresswoman lucille roy ball alard is calling for change. >> there's today in this country, children working under deplorable conditions that are not equally protected under our child labor laws. these are the children who work in agriculture. >> reporter: and you want to change that? >> i want to change that. >> reporter: congresswoman has introduced in congress once again the care act, legislation she first pushed her 12 years ago. >> the care act introduced in order to give children in agriculture here in the united states, the same protection that children have in any other industry. >> reporter: there are others here in congress who are not so eager to pass new legislation to protect children working in agriculture. >> there's no need for it. >> reporter: senator charles grassley of iowa, is the co-sponsor of a bill that would do the opposite. it's called preserve america's family farms act. it would prevent changing the rules for children in agriculture. >> it wouldn't be unusual to put in
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Oct 24, 2012 6:00pm PDT
key swing states. president obama is in los angeles. air force one touched down at lax late this afternoon. the president arrived at our nbc studios for his appearance on the "tonight show." with less than two weeks until this election california isn't a swing street, you know that, but a chat with jay leno brings national exposure. >> the white house is back on damage control last night about internal details surfaced about the attack. >> janelle is here with the news around the world. >> two hours after the attack in benghazi white house officials were notified that they claimed responsibility on their twitter and forthcoming pages. three other americans and chris stevens were killed. in the days following the killings they said the attack was fuelled by a spontaneous demonstration over an anti-muslim video and it wasn't until about a week later did they say it was a planned terrorist attack. secretary of state hillary clinton fired back and said the focus should be on catching those responsible. >> posting something on facebook is not in and of itself evidence. i think it just
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Oct 17, 2012 6:00pm PDT
until sunday before he heads to los angeles. he is in search for other elmo friendly markets where he can work. >> let's bring in our meteorologist jeff ranieri. we're tracking the rain and the heat. >> temperatures well above average, we had low to mid 90s in the north bay, record setting heat, upper 80s and low 90s for the east bay. now we slowly turned to see numbers come down. mild especially in santa rosa. 80. also 82 in livermore. nice night for dinner outside. to the live sky camera network. that's not clouds, that's the haze here as that air quality continues to settle down in the silicon valley. for san francisco, unusual heat with this dry offshore wind, 10 to 20 miles per hour. we did produce 84 degrees in downtown. and we're not done with the heat. the national weather service has prompted a red flag fire warning that will continue throughout tomorrow morning for the northeast and also for the south bay hills, the largest concern for the north bay hills, winds 15 to 25 miles per hour through tomorrow morning, also some very low humidity. so, please extreme caution espec
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Oct 19, 2012 6:00pm PDT
age of gps and google maps, using paper is passe. the los angeles public library is deluged with maps for southern california man found tens of thousands them while going through a house that's about to be demolished. we have the story from a sister station in l.a. >> it's tough to find the cottage john feathers lives in on this mt. washington road. you might even call it off the map. ironic, says the man who visited there. >> i was stunned what i saw. >> as the map archivist, glenn was called in by a realtor working for feathers' family. the realtor needed to clear out what feathers amassed over a lifetime. >> this is 500 times bigger than i thought was possible. >> just a little more than 900 square feet. feathers had stashed maps. >> these are in perfect condition. >> tens of thousands of maps. >> there's the thames. >> from europe to the united states to the streets of los angeles. all over the world. and from hundreds of years ago. >> i think that this gift will probably help generations, literally generations of people. >> long before your gps device. >> the maps are actually ki
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Oct 15, 2012 11:00am PDT
"endeavour." thousands of people grooeeted t space shuttle in los angeles. tree haulers had to make way for the wing span. >>> this morning, felix baumgartner is in the record books. a helium carried his capsule and he jumped from 128,000 feet breaking the record of 103,000 feet set back in 1960. he is the first person to break the sound barrier with his own body. baumgartner survived, but there was a scary moment when he was in an uncontrolled tumble. >> i tried to put an arm out and it did not work. you are always late. when you fail at that speed with the suit, you don't feel the air. it is hard to predict what you have to do. >> he reached the top speed of 834 miles per hour. thanks for being with us. have a great day, everybody. [ female announcer ] now get high speed internet at home on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection you can count on. introducing at&t u-verse high speed internet with more speed options, reliability and wi-fi hot spots than ever. call at&t now to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year
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Oct 30, 2012 11:00am PDT
at the shuttle at the california science center in los angeles. you can't go inside it, but you can walk underneath it. cool stuff. thanks for being with us. join us tonight.
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Oct 17, 2012 5:00pm PDT
until sunday. then he says he'll head to los angeles to test the elmo market down there. >>> do you remember where you were 23 years ago today at 5:04 p.m.? the earth shook in the bay area. the anniversary of the loma prieta earthquake. many were watching the world series between the giants and the a's. how are we doing today? there is concern about the strength of the largest reservoir in santa clara county during a quake. one precaution is to keep the water at 68% of capacity. crews will begin retrofitting the dam in 2016 and construction should last about two years. as for what happened on that evening 23 years ago, you remember it well. the bay bridge collapsed and the marina district in san francisco burst into flames. 63 people died. >> and we'll be right back. >>> okay. let's look at what is coming up next on nbc bay area. >> jessica aguirre joins was the rundown. >> a possible breakthrough in the fight against cancer. learn what scientist says you should take to prevent the deadly disease. >>> and new at 6, we uncover the latest on a bay area police department that is on the
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Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm PDT
, gas prices making another painful jump overnight. 20 cents in some areas. people near los angeles waited in very long lines to get gas at a costco this afternoon. the lines were deep and spilled right onto the street. now triple a now says the state average for a gallon of unleaded is 4.49, the highest in the country. only 12 cents lower than the state record back in 2008. >>> they're on the hunt for a burglar. palo alto police released a sketch of a suspect today spotted leaving the scene of a crime. police say a man that looks like this sketch robbed the home near arrow head yesterday morning. it was a common approach, the homeowner left the home to run an errand, and the burglar returned. when she returned she noticed a man getting into a black four-door vehicle nearby. so far in palo alto there were 160 burglaries. >>> and searching for burglary suspects, they opened fire after a neighbor confronted them on gulf drive near the intersection of key road. the suspects wearing dark clothing abandoned their silver bmw, and fled. >>> and people feeling frustrated and vulnerable with fewer
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Oct 15, 2012 6:00pm PDT
175,000-pound shuttle through 12 miles of city streets in of all places los angeles. they managed to pull it off without a hitch. the company spent months preparing for the big move. >> it was a huge honor, a huge honor to be part of that project. the people of l.a. were very welcoming and all the public was amazing out there. everyone seemed very happy. >> sarins is no stranger to monumental moves, they moved bridges and nuclear reactors and fire equipment. transporting the shuttle is by far the most visible and most thrilling endeavor. get it? endeavor. >> it's another day in l.a. there's the shuttle on the 405. let's bring in our chief meteorologist. how are we looking? >> they needed a little rain and it could have a lot worse. today's highs real warm out here at least compared to two to three days ago. 85 in santa rosa, 84 in livermore, 77 in san jose and also 81 in redwood city, about a 20-degree jump from what we experienced this time last week. here's the other thing. up in the northwest we are so close to getting some major activity, they're getting pummeled by a second syst
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Oct 25, 2012 6:00pm PDT
here in california and in north carolina, los angeles congresswoman lucille roy ball allard is calling for change. >> i was shocked. because i really do believe this is one of our country's dirty little secrets. >> reporter: there are others in congress who are not so eager to pass new legislation to protect children working in agriculture. >> there is just no need for it. >> reporter: senator charles grassley of iowa is a co-sponsor of a bill that would do the opposite. it is called the preserving america's family farms act. the bill would prohibit government from rules governing children working in agriculture. rules that date back to 1938. >> it wouldn't be unusual to be putting in 14 or even 18-hour days. there's probably no difference between dad putting it in and a 12-year-old boy putting it in. >> reporter: supporters of this proposed bill admit nothing is likely to happen on capitol hill quickly. as you just saw, any change in these rules face a tough political battle. coming up, we'll go ban to the fields as the harvest winds up in california and we'll deal into the pr
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